Orange and Cinnamon Iced Tea

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium pot, bring 8 cups of water to a boil.
  • Once the water boils, add the tea bags and remove from heat.
  • Let the tea steep for 4 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags and let the brewed tea cool.
  • Once the tea is cooled, add the orange-cinnamon syrup. Mix thoroughly. Transfer to a serving pitcher and add ice.
  • Serve and enjoy!
  • To Make the Syrup:
  • In a small saucepan, mix the water, orange juice and sugar. Add the cinnamon sticks and orange zest.
  • Turn heat to medium-high. Stir mixture frequently until it comes to a boil.
  • Once the mixture boils and the sugar has dissolved, remove saucepan from the heat.
  • Allow the sugar mixture to cool. It will thicken a bit once cooled.
  • Strain mixture to remove cinnamon sticks and any large pieces of orange zest.
  • Add cooled sweetener to brewed tea.
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